Workshops & Events


Comox Valley Economic Development (CVEDS) is focused on supporting you start and expand your business. We partner with other organizations to provide educational workshops, seminars, and networking events to help grow your business. By supporting local businesses with information, resources and the events below, we aim to help build a strong and vibrant local economy.



20sep(sep 20)10:00 am26(sep 26)3:30 pmMarket Research For Your Business

27sep10:30 am12:00 pmFinding and Bidding On Opportunities With The Government Of Canada

27sep1:00 pm4:00 pmGet Started With Email Marketing


02oct9:00 am12:00 pmTax Sense For Your Business

02oct1:00 pm4:00 pmOptimize Your Landing Pages And Convert More Customers

03oct9:30 am11:00 amFederal and Provincial Funding for Agrifood

03oct1:00 pm4:00 pmRetail Success: How To Get Your Product In Stores

04oct10:30 am12:00 pmNetworking Skills For Success: Making Valuable Connections

09oct9:00 am12:00 pmTax Sense For Incorporating Your Business

09oct1:00 pm4:00 pmGetting Incorporated: Essential Steps and Legal Tips

10oct1:00 pm4:00 pmInstagram Marketing For Busy Entrepreneurs

10oct3:30 pm5:30 pmUsing Facebook to Market Your BusinessComox Valley Economic Development Boardroom

10oct6:30 pm8:30 pmUsing Instagram to Market Your BusinessComox Valley Economic Development Boardroom

11oct10:30 am12:00 pmPreparing Your Business For Sale

11oct1:00 pm2:30 pmSupplying Professional Services To The Government of Canada

12oct9:00 am12:00 pmStarting Your Business: What's The Plan?

12oct12:00 pm4:00 pmEmployment Expo Job Fair 2018Florence Filberg Centre

15oct9:00 am12:00 pmMy First Year In Business: A Financial Overview

15oct1:00 pm3:30 pmHow To Build A Business Around A Solution

16oct9:00 am12:00 pmBusiness Finance 1: Understanding Financial Statements

16oct1:00 pm4:00 pmBusiness Finance 2: Financial Analysis

17oct9:00 am4:00 pmStart Smart Series

17oct12:00 pm4:00 pmSmall Business ExpoFlorence Filberg Centre

19oct9:30 am12:00 pmHow To Ensure Your Partnership And Business Succeed

19oct1:00 pm4:00 pmReach More Customers With Google AdWords

22oct1:00 pm3:00 pmBusiness Mapping: Developing A Smart Business Model

23oct9:00 am4:00 amBusiness Viability: Analysis and Forecasting

24oct(oct 24)8:30 am25(oct 25)2:30 pmVancouver Island Economic SummitVancouver Island Conference Centre

24oct(oct 24)9:30 am31(oct 31)3:30 pmMarket Research For Your Business

25oct1:00 pm4:00 pmDoing Business With The Government Of Canada

26oct9:00 am12:00 pmOperations For Small Business

26oct1:00 pm4:00 pmMarketing For Small Business

29oct1:00 pm3:00 pmCreating Your First Business Website


01nov1:00 pm4:30 pmMastering Social Media To Grow Your Small Business

02nov5:00 pm7:00 pmI-Hos Gallery MixerI-Hos Gallery

06nov5:00 am7:00 pmSchool District 71 MixerSchool District 71

08nov11:30 am1:30 pmBusiness of CannabisBest Western Westerly Hotel